Since developers seem to have a hard time writing secure apps—according to one study, nine out of ten web apps have security vulnerabilities—browsers have come to their aid with new techniques and protocols like built-in XSS filters, special HTTP headers, and more that can help prevent many attacks. This session offers an overview of these new safeguards, including HSTS, CSP, secure cookies, and much more, helping you make your browser an additional defense against attacks.


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Philip Sharp at 11:13 on 16 Nov 2017

Well-organized and well-presented. It was goodto see how different techniques can work together especially when browser support is lacking. Beginners might want a quick overview of the threats.